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University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) have recently announced as a Team Base for South Africa during the 2015 Rugby World Cup, and now up to 1 million tickets across 48 matches of Rugby World Cup 2015 have gone on sale to the general public in the UK and around the world ...

09/09/14 Get inside the head of new Sport Psychologist Matt Thompson

University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) are thrilled to have Sports Psychologist Matt Thompson on board in time for the 2014/15 academic year. Matt has worked with a number of professional and elite athletes in the UK, USA and Australia over an impressive number of sports - tennis, running,...

03/09/14 Alumna wins paratriathlete world gold

Alison Patrick, who graduated from the University of Birmingham in 2009 following in from her studies in Physiotherapy, has just been crowned World Champion at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championship event in Edmonton, Canada.

02/09/14 Alumna becomes World Champion

Ex-University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) scholar and 2010 Physiotherapy Lora Turnham, along with and her sighted partner Corrine Hall, recently become World Champions for GB at the 2014 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships held in Greenville, USA. The duo also claimed bronze in the...

29/08/14 The Beech Boys Tandem - Father and Son team take on ultra cycle challenge

University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) staff member, Norman Beech, and his son James are taking on an ultra-cycling race over a 1350 mile lap of Ireland from August 31 on a tandem bike over five days. This is the third challenge Norman, who manages the UBSport Raymond Priestley Centre on...

26/08/14 Three bronze medals bagged for Laura Sugar

Former University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) silver scholar Laura Sugar picked up three bronze medals and a national record in less than a week.

26/08/14 University of Birmingham confirmed as an official Team Base for South Africa Rugby World Cup 2015

England Rugby 2015, the Organising Committee for Rugby World Cup 2015 (RWC 2015), has announced the approved list of 41 Team Bases that will host the 20 participating teams during the Tournament, taking place in England and in Cardiff between September 18 and October 31 2015.

25/08/14 Equestrian sports scholar represent GB

University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) silver scholar, Sport and Exercise third year and Equestrian club captain Lottie Kennedy took to the saddle over 21-24 August to complete in the World Student Riders Nations Cup for Great Britain.

21/08/14 Tickets on sale for game-changing National Badminton League

Tickets have gone on general sale for all 2014/15 match-night fixtures in the game-changing new National Badminton League (NBL) – the UK’s first ever professional national league which starts on 6 October 2014.

18/08/14 Alumni win women’s 2014 Rugby World Cup for England

On Sunday, August 17, two University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) alumni – Kat Merchant (2007 Sport and Exercise Science) and Laura Keates (2010 Zoology) – were crowned champions in the women’s 2014 Rugby World Cup final as England beat Canada 21-9 at Stade Jean-Bouin,...